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Margaret Faye (Hedrick) Drier

November 21, 1916 ~ January 13, 2018 (age 101)



Margaret (Hedrick) Drier, born November 21, 1916 in Rockland, MI to Anton Hedrick and Cora Roberts, passed peacefully of January 13, 2018.

She was a graduate of Roger Clark High School in Rockland and Loyola University Columbus Hospital in Chicago, IL with a B.S. in Nursing. 

In 1943 she married Elmer Drier of Wakefield, MI.  They had three children; Roger (Linda) of Iron River, David of Ontonagon and Patricia (Bob Trepanier) Drier MD of Santa Rosa, CA; Four grandchildren, Kevin (Olivia), Nathan (Carrie), Luke (Miranda) and Erin; and seven great-grandchildren; Kaitlyn, Ellie, Natalie, Ryker, Mannix, Adeline and Rhyatt. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters Mary Hedrick, Kathryn Heisel and brother Francis, KIA in WWII.

She worked almost 50 years as a Registered Nurse at the three Ontonagon hospitals, Wakefield Hospital and Providence Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina and in the offices of Drs. Lahti, Archibald and Gervae.

At her request there will be no visitation.  A funeral Mass and burial is planned for May 2018.

Donations in Margarets name would be appreciated to Rockland Twp. Historical Museum.  P.O. Box 296, Rockland, MI 49960. Or St. Marys Catholic Church,  Rockland, MI  C/O Holy Family Church Rectory 515 Pine Street, Ontonagon, MI  49953

The Cane Funeral Home of Ontonagon is assisting the family with arrangements.

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